FIORENTINA NEWS

Vincenzo Montella was impressed by Chievo’s approach, but fears excessive enthusiasm around Fiorentina.
Juan Cuadrado’s sensational volley and a Mario Gomez goal gave Fiorentina a 3-1 win, but Chievo wasted so many chances.
Fiorentina President Andrea Della Valle said they “have to win against Chievo” and put Juventus out of their minds.
Fiorentina have to beat Chievo tonight if they are to recapture fourth place from Inter and stay in the hunt for third.
Italy’s PM Matteo Renzi brought a very special gift to German Chancellor Angela Merkel – Mario Gomez’s signed Fiorentina shirt.
Eugenio Corini hopes Fiorentina can “underestimate” Chievo just days ahead of Juventus and the Europa League.
Fiorentina are without Mati Fernandez, Joaquin and Borja Valero for the Sunday night game with Chievo.
Vincenzo Montella is keeping Fiorentina focused on Chievo between Euro derbies with Juventus. “Mario Gomez is improving.”
Giovanni Trapattoni defended Antonio Conte’s use of squad rotation. “Juventus cannot snub any competition.”
Mati Fernandez suffered ankle ligament damage, but Fiorentina teammate Giuseppe Rossi’s recovery is ahead of schedule.
Mario Gomez says Fiorentina must play even better in next week’s Europa League second leg if they want to progress against Juventus.
Giorgio Chiellini says that Juventus are fully focused on their match against Genoa in Serie A despite Europa League progress now being in the balance.
Mario Gomez recognised the importance of his goal for Fiorentina, not only for their tie with Juventus, but also for his own progression.
Norberto Neto hailed Fiorentina’s attitude after they fought back for a Europa League draw away to Juventus.
Vincenzo Montella said Mario Gomez “couldn’t have picked a better moment” to score in Fiorentina’s draw at Juventus.
Antonio Conte “preferred this performance to Sunday’s” despite the failure to beat Fiorentina in the Europa League.
Gigi Buffon admits Juventus “thought we could take the 1-0 home” against Fiorentina and were punished.
Arturo Vidal scored within three minutes, but was left “very bitter” by “a bad performance” in Juventus-Fiorentina.
Borja Valero said Fiorentina were “fantastic” to fight back from a goal after three minutes to draw at Juventus.
Mario Gomez’s first goal of 2014 gave Fiorentina a precious 1-1 Europa League draw at the Juventus Stadium.